A fun and accessible guide for children to use on their own or
with adults, Kids in the Garden encourages children to
learn about gardening, healthy eating and caring for the
environment. Instructions are easy to follow and step-by-step, with
bright photography and fun illustrations. Aimed at children aged
five upwards with adult supervision, then for older children up to
11 to complete on their own.
This fully illustrated book features more than 50 projects with
full instructions on the materials needed, companion plants, saving
resources, harvesting seasons, seeds, the water cycle and indoor
gardens. There is also a section on wildlife, showing how to
encourage animals into your garden, as well as how to make a mini
pond, birdhouses, pest patrol, building a wormery, rescuing bees
and ladybirds, and much more.
The plants and vegetables included are potatoes, tomatoes,
pumpkins, peppers, herbs, strawberries, blueberries, sunflowers and
many more. Easy recipes for children to make with their fresh
produce include; one pot jam, minty fizz and easy pizza
Kids in the Garden is written in an enthusiastic,
conversational tone and illustrated with interesting, engaging and
informative photographs and child-friendly drawings. It uses a key
with fun symbols throughout to make the instructions as easy to
follow as possible for the children. This book is a fun and
engaging way to encourage children into healthy eating,
sustainability and money saving without them even realizing.
Kids in the Garden was awarded the 2011 Gelett Burgess
Children''s Book Honor.